Changing the use of the Municipal Sustainability Initiative (for what future use?) effects all the citizens of St. Albert. Sure it makes us pay for what we use, but unlike what the Gazette (Sept. 20 issue) has reported, there are a few other communities that use it the same way that St. Albert does. (The Gazette should be ashamed of itself for not digging for both sides of the story!!).
I read with interest the article on Mayor Crouse’s expense reports. Mayor Crouse has doubled up on expense claims, apparently on quite a number of occasions. He stated that this was a result of “sloppy” recordkeeping. This seems possible if it happens once or twice, but on multiple occasions? That is certainly more difficult for the taxpayers in this city to come to grips with!
I wanted to voice my opinion with respect to last Monday's council meeting – in particular the item "Disclosure of CRB Income." I was both disturbed and upset with the presentation by Coun. MacKay’s and Coun. Sheena Hughes’ comments and handling of this item. The content and tone (as well as their body language) of the presentation as well as the following discussion was extremely accusatory – essentially painting Mayor Crouse as an unethical individual who was deliberately deceiving...
On behalf of the Morinville Public Library Board, community library staff and our patrons, we would like to thank all of those who supported our library’s first Jail and Bail fundraiser. Because of the generosity of our 12 accused who donated their name, time and connections, and the dozens of residents and visitors who donated financially to our event, the library was able to raise $3,700 to fund library programming in 2015.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to creating the best EMS service in the country. Since EMS became part of the health care system five years ago patients have seen improvements in quality of care, access to treatment and technology. In fact, AHS data – which is reported publicly on the AHS website – shows the average response time for life-threatening calls in St. Albert remains consistent at an average of six to seven minutes.